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  • Ghanaians Trek Across Sahel To Libya, Again
    August 5, 2012 by marine_olivesi in NPR' Weekend Edition

    Aired on Deutsche Welle’s World in Progress

     

    Over half a million foreign workers fled the violence in Libya last year. Most migrants were from Egypt, Tunisia and sub-Saharan Africa. Among them, several thousands hailed from a small town in Ghana called Nkoranza.

     

    Located in the middle of Ghana’s countryside, Nkoranza became over the years ground zero for Ghanaian emigration to Libya… and the trend has already resumed. Despite the risks and uncertainty they face in post-Revolution Libya, many in Nkoranza are, once again, taking the road North.